With Christmas coming up, I also will be publishing my 2000th post somewhere in the next little while as well. That kind of astounds me that I have written that much, I guess I should really look at all of this and see if it could be edit’ed down into a more useful format, we’ll see.
Preparations for Christmas were first in my mind this week as can be seen from the odd cross-section of post themes chosen:
- Hark! And then Harold Angel Sings I went through my tweets for the week and discuss the European Unions imminent demise.
- I have heard differing comments on TFSA Limits don’t rise (again) about whether this is a cumulative indexing or not, I think it isn’t.
- Some good news did come this week Dell does finally deliver both a system and a refund too.
- Had a bit of a writer’s block on Wednesday so went silly with snappy answers to financial questions
- ‘Tis the season to quote Dickens and finance revisited finding an old chestnut in my earlier writings about Debt
And thanks to those who added me on Twitter I am now over 960 folks who follow me, wow!
Can we make it to a Santa Rally this year? I really think that we may have to wait for a recovery into well into 2012, but other writers may disagree:
- Canadian Couch Potato gives us the timeless harmony of a balanced portfolio, that is very Zen, and very cool.
- Larry MacDonald has a look at what is happening in the European Union and is not sure he likes what he sees.
- Michael James is looking for a better way to explain investing costs so that there isn’t as much misunderstanding by investors.
- Canadian Capitalist points out that if you are feeling the MER blues you should vote with your wallet that way it will be a less Blue Christmas.
- Our happy finance hombreMy Own Advisor starts wrapping up 2011 with a list of the Top Canadian REITs, end of year is coming, watch for those top 10 lists!
- Echo of Boomer and Echo wonders is a long commute destroying your job satisfaction? Good question, it don’t make things better, that is for sure.
- Mike at Money.Smarts makes the statement Canadian Tire Mastercard Rewards Card — A Strange Duck hope it doesn’t quack too much.
- Frugaltrader at MillionDollarJourney realizes it is near year-end and gives us tax considerations for self-employed people.
- Miss T. at PrairieEcoThrifter makes some suggestions on how to lose weight in a healthy way which all of us worry about over the Holidays.
- Our old friend Miranda writes at Sustainable Personal Finance about donations to charity: how to decide where to give because there are a lot of folks looking for money right now.
- Miranda actually has her own money blog now too Planting Money Seeds, where she confesses about violating a personal finance rule: she just bought a new car! We’ll forgive her for now.
- Preet who seems to be on TV more than Santa these days, had a guest post by Tusk Trader about the Christmas Season has witches? well maybe not them in specific but witching hours that is for sure!
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